23andMe Hit With False Ad Suit Over DNA Tests

Law360, New York (December 2, 2013, 5:07 PM ET) -- DNA tester 23andMe Inc. was hit with a proposed class action Wednesday, in which the company is accused of falsely advertising its saliva collection kit and personal genome service product as accurately providing health reports on more than 240 genetic medical conditions.

The Nov. 27 lawsuit followed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s decision last week to order 23andMe — run by Anne Wojcicki, the wife of Google Inc. co-founder Sergey Brin — to halt sales of its genetic tests, saying the unapproved product could result...
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Case Information

Case Title

Aeron v. 23andMe, Inc. et al

Case Number



California Southern

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other


John A. Houston

Date Filed

November 27, 2013


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